2-1 INTRODUCTION – THE GREAT ADVENTURE Archive

THE BEGINNING

THE BEGINNING   Here are a few of the most visionary insights about the beginning. Neither Vijay nor the author had anything to add to them.   Eliot: Or say that the end precedes the beginning,And the end and the beginning were always thereBefore the beginning and after the end. And all is always now.   Rumi:   Before ending up in the dungeon of …

2012 – THE COURSE IN MIRACLES

2012 – THE COURSE IN MIRACLES   The Course in Miracles proposes this Question:   How Will The World End?   Then answers it thus:   Can what has no beginning really end?   The world will end in an illusion, as it began. Yet will its ending be an illusion of mercy. The illusion of forgiveness, complete, excluding no one, limitless in gentleness, will …

2012 ONWARDS – WHAT WILL HAPPEN_

2012 ONWARDS – WHAT WILL HAPPEN?   Nowadays more and more people are concerned about what will happen from 2012 onwards, in the years of transition to the next stage of human evolution, and there have been always more hits on the 2012 Internet sites. To understand what will happen is necessary to realize that the course of human evolution is   a progressively accelerated …

2012 – THE MAHABHARATA AND OTHER ANCIENT SANSKRIT TEXTS

2012 – THE MAHABHARATA AND OTHER ANCIENT SANSKRIT TEXTS The Mahabharata: Numerous kings then rule over the earth, and those sinful monarchs, addicted to false speech, govern their subjects on principles that are false. Filled with avarice, swelling with pride and vanity, unable and unwilling to protect their subjects they will only take pleasure in inflicting punishments. Note: At the times of the Mahabharata there were …

2012 ONWARDS – THE ANCIENT PROPHECIES

2012 ONWARDS – THE ANCIENT PROPHECIES   All over the world there is a renewed interest in the old prophecies connected with the 2012, and many have erroneously connected the one of the famous Maya calendar with the Bible’s Apocalypse, which has been interpreted in so many different ways that can be used to affirm just about any theory one wants with it.   a) …

PLATO’S CAVE REINTERPRETED

PLATO’S CAVE REINTERPRETED   Behold how human beings live in an underground cave! Here they have been from childhood,   with their legs and necks chained so that they cannot move nor turn their heads because of their chains so that they can only see what is directly in front of them.   What has been chained   is their minds.   The actual chains …

A BIRD IN A CAGE

A BIRD IN A CAGE   The Maitrayana Brahmana Upanishad explains how the inner Prison was formed:   Carried along by the waves of the qualities, darkened in his imaginations, unstable, fickle, crippled, full of desires, vacillating, he enters into belief, believing I am he, this is mine,   and binds his Self by his own Self as a bird with a net.   The …

THE INNER PRISON – THE WAY OUT

THE INNER PRISON – THE WAY OUT   Stone: Blue Sapphire The Mantra: Om Namah Shivaya   The Key: Ask yourself:   What are the chains imprisoning me? Are they truly real?   How can I become free of them at last?   Have you been asking yourself these questions? If not, don’t you consider them important? Before the Path and at its beginning they …

THE INNER PRISON – SRI AUROBINDO

THE INNER PRISON – SRI AUROBINDO   Who made of Nature here a tyrant? Who Condemned us to be slaves? It was not God. Nay, we ourselves chose our own servitude and we ourselves have forged and heaped our chains on our own members… A gaol is this immense material world: Across each road stands armed a stone-eyed Law, At every gate the huge dim …

THE INNER PRISON

THE INNER PRISON   Stone: Blue Sapphire The Mantra: Om Namah Shivaya   The Key:   Almost everyone is a prisoner with his inner windows closed, and suffocates in such narrow limits.   So very few become aware that they are in a prison just because it isn’t a physical one – psychologically   the prison is INSIDE US and we carry it along wherever …

THE FOOL – MERE’S PRAYER. THE FOOL

THE FOOL – MERE’S PRAYER As the Buddha said:   Long is the night to who is awake, long ten miles to the tired; long of birth and death the cycle to the fool of the true path unaware.   If someone better or equal, a traveler doesn’t meet let him always go alone, avoiding a fool’s companionship.   Mine are these sons, mine own …

A GUESTHOUSE OUR BEING HUMAN IS – RUMI

A GUESTHOUSE OUR BEING HUMAN IS – RUMI   A guesthouse our being human is, with each morning a new encounter: a delight, a depression or bad mood, an ephemeral awareness your unexpected visitors may be; warmly welcome them all!   Even if a mob of sorrows are they roughly sweeping your house out, still hospitably treat each guest: they may be clearing you out …